WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER - BOCA RATON, FL

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Addresss:
21644 STATE RD 7
BOCA RATON, FL, 33428
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (561) 488-8000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Proprietary
Emergency Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 10.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 250.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 179.00
Occupational Therapists : 0.60
Physical Therapists : 5.40
Registered Pharmacists : 10.89
Speech Pathologists Or Audiologists : 1.00
Medical Social Workers : 1.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 185
Total Certified: 185

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Blood Bank Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
ICU - Cardiac (Non-Surgical)Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 29%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Florida:

7%
Usually
This Hospital:

20%
Florida:

20%
Always
This Hospital:

68%
Florida:

73%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

5%
State:

7%
Usually
Here:

17%
State:

16%
Always
Here:

78%
Florida:

77%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

18%
State:

14%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
Florida:

26%
Always
Here:

56%
Florida:

60%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
State:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

26%
State:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

62%
State:

67%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

27%
Florida:

25%
Usually
Here:

16%
State:

17%
Always
This Hospital:

57%
Florida:

58%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

17%
State:

11%
Usually
Here:

25%
Florida:

21%
Always
This Hospital:

58%
State:

68%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
Here:

17%
State:

13%
Usually
Here:

29%
Florida:

30%
Always
Here:

54%
State:

57%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

80%
State:

81%
No
This Hospital:

20%
Florida:

19%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
This Hospital:

18%
Florida:

11%
7 or 8
Here:

25%
Florida:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

57%
State:

65%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

13%
State:

8%
Yes, probably
Here:

28%
State:

24%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

59%
State:

68%

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
Here:

97.0%
State:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

97.0%
Florida:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
Here:

97.0%
Florida:

99.1%
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG
This Hospital:

3
Florida:

8
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack were transferred to another hospital
This Hospital:

56
Florida:

54
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

97.6%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

94.0%
State:

97.8%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

94.0%
Florida:

97.3%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

93.6%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

99.0%
Florida:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.5%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
This Hospital:

99.0%
Florida:

96.9%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
Here:

97.0%
Florida:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

97.7%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
Florida:

98.7%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
Here:

97.0%
Florida:

97.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
Here:

98.0%
Florida:

98.4%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.1%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
Florida:

98.2%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
Here:

93.0%
State:

94.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
Here:

97.0%
State:

97.2%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
Florida:

96.4%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

14.9%
State:

15.0%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

12.6%
State:

11.3%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

10.7%
Florida:

11.7%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

19.3%
State:

19.5%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
Here:

25.2%
State:

24.9%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

18.2%
State:

18.6%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$28,799
State:

$39,188
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,865
State:

$7,236
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

1.07%
Florida:

0.61%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$61,295
State:

$56,805
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,032
State:

$11,188
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.73%
Florida:

0.92%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,368
State:

$29,308
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,767
Florida:

$5,013
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.00%
State:

0.33%
Atherosclerosis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,470
State:

$20,327
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,894
Florida:

$3,800
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.87%
State:

0.49%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,446
State:

$28,529
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,103
Florida:

$5,448
Number of discharges: 24
This Hospital:

1.60%
Florida:

0.53%
Bronchitis and Asthma without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,361
Florida:

$20,788
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,684
Florida:

$3,912
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

0.35%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,847
Florida:

$25,508
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,080
Florida:

$5,155
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.33%
Florida:

1.52%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,701
Florida:

$17,832
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,565
State:

$3,540
Number of discharges: 31
This Hospital:

2.07%
Florida:

2.00%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,230
State:

$25,471
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,099
Florida:

$5,275
Number of discharges: 42
Here:

2.80%
State:

1.97%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,246
Florida:

$21,396
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,604
Florida:

$3,578
Number of discharges: 32
Here:

2.13%
State:

1.81%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,845
State:

$32,205
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,402
Florida:

$6,099
Number of discharges: 28
Here:

1.87%
Florida:

2.28%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$42,548
State:

$39,026
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,095
State:

$7,410
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.67%
State:

2.16%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$28,671
State:

$23,968
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,301
State:

$4,534
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.67%
State:

1.78%
Dysequilibrium
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,857
State:

$23,115
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,870
Florida:

$4,023
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.93%
Florida:

0.43%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,036
Florida:

$27,105
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,399
State:

$4,566
Number of discharges: 71
This Hospital:

4.73%
Florida:

3.97%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,695
Florida:

$21,110
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,160
Florida:

$4,241
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.67%
Florida:

0.43%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,835
Florida:

$21,996
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,247
State:

$4,394
Number of discharges: 25
This Hospital:

1.67%
Florida:

0.36%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,403
Florida:

$32,281
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,258
State:

$6,280
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.73%
State:

1.92%
G.I. Hemorrhage without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,714
Florida:

$23,739
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,279
Florida:

$4,525
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

1.33%
Florida:

0.57%
G.I. Obstruction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$35,197
State:

$30,847
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,660
Florida:

$5,868
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.73%
Florida:

0.78%
G.I. Obstruction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,027
Florida:

$22,859
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$3,858
State:

$3,987
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

1.20%
Florida:

0.56%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$35,030
State:

$30,027
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,197
State:

$6,310
Number of discharges: 75
Here:

5.00%
State:

3.10%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$50,811
Florida:

$46,190
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,094
State:

$9,405
Number of discharges: 36
This Hospital:

2.40%
State:

2.68%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,060
Florida:

$20,832
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,061
State:

$4,234
Number of discharges: 53
This Hospital:

3.53%
Florida:

1.25%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$58,782
Florida:

$62,599
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,418
Florida:

$11,419
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.93%
Florida:

1.13%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$39,851
State:

$50,455
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,278
Florida:

$9,353
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

1.33%
State:

0.36%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,195
State:

$36,877
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,839
State:

$7,181
Number of discharges: 31
Here:

2.07%
State:

1.36%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,991
State:

$28,580
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,843
Florida:

$5,183
Number of discharges: 21
Here:

1.40%
Florida:

0.78%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$21,059
Florida:

$25,550
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,659
State:

$4,912
Number of discharges: 91
Here:

6.06%
Florida:

3.06%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,408
State:

$63,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,878
Florida:

$10,407
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.80%
State:

0.33%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$59,494
Florida:

$62,092
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,744
Florida:

$12,789
Number of discharges: 41
This Hospital:

2.73%
State:

5.59%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$74,364
State:

$85,506
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,911
State:

$16,251
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.80%
State:

0.70%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,473
State:

$27,134
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,886
Florida:

$5,110
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

2.27%
State:

0.96%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,166
State:

$22,072
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,120
State:

$4,329
Number of discharges: 40
This Hospital:

2.66%
Florida:

1.84%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,415
Florida:

$29,331
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,808
Florida:

$6,086
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.80%
Florida:

0.66%
Peripheral Vascular Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,168
State:

$19,080
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,007
State:

$4,074
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.87%
State:

0.37%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,695
State:

$40,764
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,626
State:

$8,129
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.00%
State:

1.01%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$31,383
State:

$33,745
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,461
State:

$6,637
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.87%
State:

0.39%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,990
Florida:

$24,594
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,091
Florida:

$5,130
Number of discharges: 26
Here:

1.73%
State:

1.62%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$26,451
Florida:

$31,773
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,946
State:

$6,342
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

2.40%
State:

2.09%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,105
Florida:

$48,665
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,594
Florida:

$10,507
Number of discharges: 13
Here:

0.87%
Florida:

1.42%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$54,577
State:

$46,344
Average Total Payments
Here:

$9,177
State:

$9,075
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

1.00%
Florida:

0.72%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$56,149
Florida:

$64,640
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,323
State:

$12,633
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

1.00%
Florida:

0.89%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$79,200
Florida:

$73,093
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,251
State:

$14,633
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.80%
Florida:

0.97%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$70,577
Florida:

$62,484
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,052
State:

$12,161
Number of discharges: 46
Here:

3.06%
Florida:

3.48%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$27,903
Florida:

$36,829
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,259
Florida:

$7,095
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.53%
State:

1.34%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,717
Florida:

$22,613
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,256
Florida:

$4,291
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.93%
Florida:

0.74%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,026
Florida:

$33,576
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,075
Florida:

$6,347
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.60%
State:

2.26%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$55,663
Florida:

$49,521
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,890
Florida:

$9,220
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.93%
State:

1.45%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,372
State:

$24,049
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,233
State:

$4,447
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

2.00%
Florida:

0.98%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,214
State:

$25,778
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,447
State:

$4,531
Number of discharges: 65
This Hospital:

4.33%
State:

2.45%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$23,429
Florida:

$27,166
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,429
Florida:

$4,596
Number of discharges: 39
Here:

2.60%
State:

1.35%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
Here:

0.205%
State:

0.580%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
Here:

0.205%
Florida:

0.424%
Severe pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

0.205%
State:

0.207%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

9.800%
State:

9.768%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.012%
Florida:

0.158%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

4.000%
Florida:

3.396%

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